CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain--United States, 2016.
This guideline is intended to improve communication about benefits and risks of opioids for chronic pain, improve safety and effectiveness of pain treatment, and reduce risks associated with long-term opioid therapy.
CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain - United States, 2016.
This guideline is intended to improve communication between clinicians and patients about the risks and benefits of opioid therapy for chronic pain, improve the safety and effectiveness of pain treatment, and reduce the risks associated with long-term opioid therapy, including opioid use disorder, overdose, and death.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children
This guideline identifies the best practices for mTBI based on the current evidence and creates user-friendly guideline implementation materials that are concise and actionable.
What we know, and don't know, about the impact of state policy and systems-level interventions on prescription drug overdose.
Quantifying the Epidemic of Prescription Opioid Overdose Deaths
- P. Seth, R. Rudd, R. Noonan, Tamara M. Haegerich
- MedicineAmerican Journal of Public Health
- 7 March 2018
The article examines the statistics of prescription opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. since 2016. It discusses the availability of illicitly manufactured synthetic opioids such as fentanyl that were…
Empathy and Jurors' Decisions in Patricide Trials Involving Child Sexual Assault Allegations
Results indicated that, compared to jurors in the control condition, jurors who were asked to take the defendant's perspective had more empathy for the defendant, found the defendant less guilty and less responsible for the murder, and were more likely to consider abuse to be a mitigating factor in the killing.
Estimated Lifetime Medical and Work-Loss Costs of Fatal Injuries--United States, 2013.
- C. Florence, T. Simon, Tamara M. Haegerich, Feijun Luo, Chao Zhou
- Medicine, EconomicsMMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
- 2 October 2015
This report updates a previous study that analyzed death data from the year 2000, and employs recently revised methodology for determining the costs of injury outcomes, which uses the most current economic data and incorporates improvements for estimating medical costs associated with injury.
Effects of Victim, Defendant, and Juror Gender on Decisions in Child Sexual Assault Cases1
We examined the combined influence of juror, victim, and defendant gender on jurors’ decisions in child sexual abuse cases. Mock jurors read scenarios of an assault case involving a man or woman…
No Shortcuts to Safer Opioid Prescribing.
- Deborah Dowell, Tamara M. Haegerich, R. Chou
- Medicine, Political ScienceNew England Journal of Medicine
- 24 April 2019
The CDC’s 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain has been embraced by the medical and health policy communities, but some policies and practices purportedly derived from the guideline have been inconsistent with its recommendations.
Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Children: A Systematic Review
A significant body of research exists to identify features that are associated with more serious TBI-associated intracranial injury, delayed recovery from mTBI, and long-term sequelae, however, high-quality studies of treatments meant to improve mT BI outcomes are currently lacking.